Jack DeCarlo, 75, of Hamilton, New Jersey, died from his injuries Tuesday night.
On Jan. 9, DeCarlo was driving his SUV in the southbound lanes of the NJ Turnpike near mile-marker 6 in Oldmans Township, Salem County when the dumbbell flew through his windshield and struck him. DeCarlo was medevaced to the Crozer Chester Medical Center. His wife, who was in the vehicle with him, was not hurt.
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New Jersey State Police continued to investigate the incident after revealing Thursday that they haven't discovered any evidence that this was a deliberate act.
Serious crash NJTPK SB MP 6.6 Oldmans Twp Salem Co. Driver struck by 50 lb. dumbbell through windshield. 75-year-old flown 2 Krozer. #alert— NJSP - State Police (@NJSP) January 9, 2017